The Art of Lasik / Edition 2

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The Art of LASIK, 2E takes you through every aspect of LASIK surgery, starting with the evolution of LASIK and ending with the most complex situations encountered during this procedure. The contributors not onl y detail specific cases and how they were addressed, but also include postoperative results at 3, 6, 9, and 12 months. Covering everything f rom the fundamentals of LASIK, individual techniques, instrumentation, complications, and complex cases, this new edition is essential for e veryone interested in this cutting-edge field of ophthalmic surgery. T en complete chapters are devoted to complications alone.

The book contains predominantly color illustrations, with some black-and-white illustrations.

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Revised edition of the 1996 work, Excimer Laser Refractive Surgery: Practice and Principles. Contains 42 presentations and 800 color photographs that address both the fundamentals and the procedures connected with the increasingly popular surgery that helps people be free of glasses and contact lenses. Coverage ranges from preoperative evaluation, and individual techniques to microkeratomes and instrumentation, thorough coverage of complications, and complex cases. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781556423864
  • Publisher: SLACK, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/1/1999
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 544
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 11.30 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Dedication
Expanded Contents
Acknowledgments
Contributing Authors
Preface
Introduction
Sect. 1 The Fundamentals of LASIK
Ch. 1 Options for Refractive Surgery 3
Ch. 2 Evolution of LASIK 7
Ch. 3 Concepts and Principles of the Excimer Laser and LASIK 27
Ch. 4 LASIK Mathematics 49
Ch. 5 Predictive Formulas for LASIK 55
Ch. 6 Personalized LASIK Nomogram 65
Sect. 2 Microkeratomes and Instrumentation
Ch. 7 LASIK Instrumentation 73
Ch. 8 Microkeratomes 79
Ch. 9 Down-Up LASIK with the Chiron Hansatome 95
Ch. 10 Disposable Keratomes 109
Ch. 11 The Hydroblade Microkeratome for LASIK and Corneal Lamellar Surgery 115
Sect. 3 Preoperative LASIK Evaluation
Ch. 12 Preoperative Myopic and Hyperopic LASIK Evaluation 127
Sect. 4 Personal LASIK Techniques
Ch. 13 Personal LASIK Technique 141
Ch. 14 Personal LASIK Technique 163
Ch. 15 Personal LASIK Technique 169
Ch. 16 Personal LASIK Technique 193
Ch. 17 Personal LASIK Technique 201
Ch. 18 Personal LASIK Technique 207
Ch. 19 Personal LASIK Technique 217
Sect. 5 LASIK Enhancements
Ch. 20 LASIK Enhancement Techniques and Results 225
Sect. 6 Postoperative Care
Ch. 21 Postoperative LASIK Management 241
Ch. 22 Co-managing the LASIK Patient 263
Sect. 7 LASIK Results and Evaluation
Ch. 23 LASIK: Emory Vision Correction Center 281
Ch. 24 The CRS LASIK Study 293
Ch. 25 LASIK Results from TLC London Laser Center 303
Ch. 26 Hyperopic LASIK with the Chiron Technolas Excimer Laser 311
Ch. 27 Hyperopic LASIK with the Summit Apex Plus Laser 317
Sect. 8 LASIK After Previous Ocular Surgery
Ch. 28 LASIK After Penetrating Keratoplasty 325
Ch. 29 LASIK After Corneal and Intraocular Surgery 329
Sect. 9 LASIK Complications
Ch. 30 LASIK Complications 339
Ch. 31 LASIK Complications and Their Management 359
Ch. 32 LASIK Complications 371
Ch. 33 LASIK Complications and Management 417
Ch. 34 Epithelial Ingrowth Following LASIK 427
Ch. 35 Treatment of Epithelial Ingrowth and Flap Melts Following LASIK 435
Ch. 36 Removal of Flap Striae Following LASIK 441
Ch. 37 Intraocular Pressure and Central Corneal Thickness Following LASIK 445
Ch. 38 Management of Post-LASIK Overcorrections 451
Sect. 10 Innovations and Special Techniques
Ch. 39 Topography-Assisted Excimer Laser Techniques 461
Ch. 40 Topography-Assisted LASIK 469
Ch. 41 Keratomileusis with Excimer Laser Ablation on the Stroma of a Free Cap 475
Sect. 11 Complex LASIK Cases
Ch. 42 Case Presentations 481
Appendix 509
Index 513
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